Empowering the Great Energy Transition

Empowering the Great Energy Transition Policy for a Low-Carbon Future

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"At a time when climate-change deniers hold the reins of power in the United States, what options are available to cities, companies, and consumers around the world who seek a cleaner future? In this book, Scott Victor Valentine, Marilyn A. Brown, and Benjamin K. Sovacool explore the many developments that give reason for optimism. They provide an expert analysis of the achievable steps that citizens, organizational leaders, and policy makers can take to put their commitments to sustainability into practice. Empowering the Great Energy Transition demonstrates that a transition away from carbon-intensive energy sources is inevitable--if we can overcome the forces supporting incumbent technologies. Valentine, Brown, and Sovacool offer ways to expedite the transition, showing that low-carbon renewable-energy technologies have advanced and solutions for improving energy efficiency are becoming cost-competitive. However, new policies and bus

Book information

ISBN: 9780231546423
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Imprint: Columbia University Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 333.790973
DEWEY edition: 23
Weight: -1g